1997-2000: Aspire 2000

Campaign Leadership:

  • John Wallace, Chairman
  • Walton Smith, Jr., Treasurer
  • Scott Bagwell, Image Enhancement Chair
  • Earl O. Bradley, III, Business Development Chair
  • David B. Smith, Community Enhancement Chair
  • F. Gene Washer, Data Center Chair

 

Campaign Highlights:

  • $1.6 million in private funds raised for local marketing efforts
  • 8,151 new jobs created
  • 7 new companies recruited
  • 12 industry expansions
  • Increased average wages from $20,000 to $23,000
  • Encouraged over $100 million worth of local and state roads construction and improvements

 

News

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Clarksville metropolitan statistical area (MSA) ranked 19th in the nation for fastest job growth. A report released today from 24/7 Wall St., a Delaware-based financial news company, studied employment and job growth from October 2015 to October 2016 for 387 metro areas and announced the top 25 U.S. cities.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Rusken Packaging, Inc. announces the purchase of Clarksville-owned Cougar Packaging. All employees will continue with the new company, and former Cougar owners Gerri and Larry Wallace will continue in their roles for six months to ensure a smooth transition.

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